Interactive review/quiz activities

These activities are ready to go for for whole-class use on your projector/interactive whiteboard or for individual/partners on classroom computers, laptops, or lab.

The interactive activities require the Flash Player plug-in, version 8 or higher. You can download this plug-in for free. Be sure to UNCHECK the box that installs the Google Toolbar—it is not needed!

Topics:
Piece together the "big picture" of climate, hazard, and map terms (opens in new window)

Map/Landform Matching Game
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Landforms
Map skills/geography terms
Climate/Natural Hazards
Major world locations


Landform Term Match-up:
This activity covers the landform terms below, as defined in Globetracker's Mission, and provides a score at the end. Have students use it for practice/review before giving a written test or take the "quiz" on screen, then raise a hand for you to record their scores. Student must know how to operate drop-down menus to choose their answers. Use the written version to correct your own quizzes.

Try a whole-class review game by forming teams and allowing them to take turns completing this and the other match-up activities on an interactive whiteboard. Compare team scores by percentage (use a calculator) or number wrong.

Landform Terms: delta,estuary, island, isthmus, landlocked, Pampas, peninsula, ring of fire, river basin, strait

Interactive Landform activity (opens in new window)

Printable quiz on these terms (several options)


Map Skill/Geography Term Match-up:
This activity covers the map skill and geography terms below, as defined in Globetracker's Mission, and provides a score at the end. Have students use it for practice/review before giving a written test or take the "quiz" on screen, then raise a hand for you to record their scores. Student must know how to operate drop-down menus to choose their answers. Use the written version to correct your own quizzes.

Try a whole-class review game by forming teams and allowing them to take turns completing this and the other match-up activities on an interactive whiteboard. Compare team scores by percentage (use a calculator) or number wrong.

Map skill/geography terms: altitude, cardinal direction, eastern hemisphere, equator, hemisphere, hybrid map, International Dateline, latitude, legend, longitude, map coordinates, northern hemisphere, prime meridian, scale, southern hemisphere, western hemisphere, western civilization

Interactive Map skill/geography activity (opens in new window)

Printable quiz on these terms (several options)


Climate/Hazards Term Match-up:
This activity covers the climate and hazard terms below, as defined in Globetracker's Mission, and provides a score at the end. Have students use it for practice/review before giving a written test or take the "quiz" on screen, then raise a hand for you to record their scores. Student must know how to operate drop-down menus to choose their answers. Use the written version to correct your own quizzes.

Try a whole-class review game by forming teams and allowing them to take turns completing this and the other match-up activities on an interactive whiteboard. Compare team scores by percentage (use a calculator) or number wrong.

Climate/Hazard terms: arid, inhospitable, Subarctic, temperate, tropical, drought, earthquakes, monsoons, natural, tsunamis, typhoon, landslide, avalanche

Interactive Climate/Natural Hazards activity (opens in new window)

Printable quiz on these terms (several options)


Major World Locations - save for the END of the Mission!

This activity covers thirty major locations around the world from Globetracker's Mission, as listed below. One page provides practice and prompts for review. A second page asks students to drag the place names into place on a map. Use it for practice/review before giving a written map test. Students should be able to roll over, click and drag objects with a mouse or on a whiteboard to use these activities.

Try a whole-class review game by forming teams and allowing them to take turns identifying the numbered locations on an interactive whiteboard. Score each team with one point per correct answer.

Locations: Horn of Africa, Cape of Good Hope, Mt. Everest, Mt. McKinley (Denali), Hoover Dam, Amazon River and Rainforest, New York City, Mile High City (Denver), Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico City, Panama Canal, Cape Horn, Andes Mts ,Sahara Desert, Madagascar, Sinai Peninsula, Nile River, Perth, Australia, Sydney, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Thailand, Beijing, Great Wall of China, Moscow, Alps, Scandinavia, St. Petersburg, Paris, Palmer Station (Antarctica), Geneva (Switzerland)

Interactive Major World Locations

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